Person hit by train in West Sussex

Emergency services have been called after a person has been hit by a train in West Sussex.

Emergency services at the scene SUS-200722-101511001
Emergency services at the scene SUS-200722-101511001

Southern Rail reported the incident, which happened between Havant and Barnham, on Twitter at 7.20am this morning (Wednesday, July 22) .

Southern Rail said in a series of tweets, “It is with great sadness that we report a person has been hit by a train between Havant and Barnham.

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“Trains are unable to move between Barnham and Havant. Trains in the area are being held at stations and won’t move forward until the emergency services deem it safe to do so.”

Emergency services at the scene SUS-200722-101533001

Emergency services have been contacted for more information.

Southern Rail has arranged for alternative travel including ticket acceptance and rail replacement buses.

Tickets are being accepted on the following at no extra cost:

Trains between Southampton Central, Portsmouth, Havant and London Waterloo.

Stagecoach buses on route 700 between Chichester, Bognor Regis, and Littlehampton in both directions.

The following ticket acceptance is in place:

South West Railway between Southampton Central, Portsmouth, Havant, and London Waterloo. Change at Guildford for trains towards Gatwick Airport. Change at Clapham Junction for trains towards East Croydon.

For more information, follow SouthernRailUK on Twitter.

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